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The Boatyard Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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SALADS & SOUP
Add Chicken* $3, Add Shrimp* $5
Clam Chowder
3.95
Bowl5.95
Five Onion Soup
5.95
Thai Noodle Salad
Marinated sliced sirloin, mango, fresh vegetables & herbs, arugula, chilled rice noodles, coconut, peanuts, Thai dressing
15.95
Roasted Beet
Spiced cabernet glaze, Lively Run goat cheese, mixed greens, sunflower seeds
10.95
Cobb
Mixed greens, roasted corn, tomato, avocado, blue cheese, egg, bacon, tarragon vinaigrette
12.95
Cayuga Crunch
Color crunch kale, toasted pecans, sunflower kernels, strawberries, blueberries, green onion-cider vinaigrette
11.95
Caesar
Toasted croutons, shredded Parmesan
5.95
9.95
Iceberg Wedge
Crispy bacon, creamy blue cheese dressing
5.95
Mixed Greens
5.95
HANDHELDS
All Handhelds Served with Seasoned Fries or Mixed Greens. Sweet Potato Fries $1, Gluten Free Bun $2
Swordfish Tacos*
Ancho-citrus slaw, pico de gallo, avocado cream
12.95
Lobster & Shrimp Sliders
Lightly dressed lobster & shrimp, griddled roll
14.95
Gutenberger*
NY sharp cheddar, bacon, frizzled onions, Creole ketchup
13.95
Cuban Burger*
Sliced ham, Swiss cheese, dill pickle, roasted garlic Dijon aioli, pressed brioche roll
13.95
The "Mac & Cheese" Burger*
Bacon, crispy mac & cheese, caramelized onion, BYG burger sauce, lettuce, tomato
13.95
NY Cheddar Burger*
Vine-ripened tomato, shredded lettuce, red onion
12.95
Ithaca Burger*
Black bean burger, mixed greens, pico de gallo, chipotle aioli
10.95
SHAREABLES
Sushi
Avocado & Cucumber8.95
Teriyaki Salmon9.95
Spicy Tuna10.95
Sizzlin' Sweet Potato Fries
Waffle sweet potato fries, Brie cheese, candied bacon, green onion, smoked Gouda cheese sauce
9.95
Seafood Splash down Tower
Shrimp cocktail, steamed clams, fried calamari
17.95
Crab Arancini
Maryland crab & Gouda risotto fritters, roasted corn aioli
10.95
Buffalo Chicken Eggrolls
Anchor Bar sauce, cheddar, jack cheese
10.95
Spinach & Artichoke Fondue
Served with corn tortilla chips
9.95
Hummus & Grilled Pita
Peppadews, toasted pecans, kalamata olives
9.95
Coconut Shrimp
Sweet chili-lime glaze, fresh cilantro
10.95
Fried Fresh Calamari
Arrabiata, chipotle aioli, fresh lemon
13.95
FRESH FISH*
Salmon
22.95
Scallops
21.95
Mahi Mahi
21.95
Swordfish
21.95
Black Cod
19.95
FRESH FISH - CHOOSE ANY PREPARATION
Avocado Pico
Cilantro-cucumber pico de gallo, fresh avocado, black beans & rice
Pan Asian
Mushroom ginger broth, sesame-roasted mushrooms & peppers, spinach, sticky rice
Mango Salsa
Sweet potato mash, black beans
Blackened
Andouille red beans & rice
Go Naked
Olive oil, lemon, fresh herbs, rice, fresh vegetable
BOATYARD CLASSICS
Steak Santino*
Sliced steak, mushrooms, bleu cheese, blistered tomato, asparagus, grilled onion
18.95
Seafood Fra Diavolo
Jumbo shrimp, chopped clams, half lobster tail, spicy arrabiata, toasted capers, linguine
21.95
Lobster Lollipops*
Twin shrimp & lobster skewers, fresh vegetable, rice
24.95
Wood-Fired Chicken Pasta*
Cavatappi pasta, smoked Gouda, spinach, broccoli, onions, peppers, tomatoes
15.95
Georgia Peach Grilled Chicken*
Sweet potato mash, peach chutney, fresh vegetable
16.95
Scallop Stuffed Shrimp
Gulf shrimp, white wine sauce, bay scallop cornbread stuffing, grilled asparagus
18.95
Lemon Garlic Shrimp & Grits
Jumbo shrimp, cheese grits, crispy bacon, scallions
18.95
Surf & Turf*
Sirloin, wood-grilled lobster tail, mashed potatoes, fresh vegetable
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Fresh Fish Fry
Seasoned fries, cole slaw, tartar
16.95
Eggplant Arrabiata
Panko crusted eggplant, arrabiata sauce, provolone, mozzarella, Parmesan, pasta
14.95
STEAKS*
Flat Iron
19.95
Ribeye
29.95
NY Strip
25.95
Filet
27.95
STEAKS - CHOOSE ANY SAUCE
All Steaks Served with Mashed Potatoes & Fresh Vegetable
Chimichurri
Green Peppercorn
Maker's Mark Bourbon
Horseradish Cream
House-Made Worcestershire
SMALL PLATES
Georgia Peach Chicken
11.95
Wood-Fired Chicken Pasta
11.95
Lemon Garlic Shrimp & Grits
11.95
Pan Asian Scallops
11.95
Maker's Mark Sirloin
14.95
Lobster Lollipop
14.95
BBQ Baby Back Ribs
14.95
Naked Grilled Salmon
14.95
SIGNATURE SIDES
$5
Parmesan Herb Steak Fries
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Baked Potato
Sautèed Mushrooms
About
At The Boatyard Grill you can enjoy delicous locally sourced steak and seafood while looking out over the breathtaking waterfront view. All of our food comes in fresh everyday, you won't find a better dining experience in the town. We are happy to host large groups and private events. If you are planning a rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, family gathering, cocktail party, class reunion or a casual BBQ or Clambake, look no further! We will make your special event a waterfront event to remember! Our experienced management team will make planning your event virtually effortless. We have a variety of party offerings that can meet every budget and catering need. Choose from our Waterfront Parties,
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a long travel day we enjoyed dinner. Called ahead and had to wait a bit but had a nice drink at the bar. Dinner was delicious

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank JoeU_5
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I were in town for a college tour. The Boatyard was highly recommended and it did not disappoint. Our meals were wonderful, and the service was great! We were seated at a window and the night time views were beautiful. We will...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Traveler569643
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is extremely popular and the website advises you to call ahead to put your name down for a table... we did this but still had to wait an hour in the very crowded lobby with other frustrated diners.... everything was wonderful once we...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank YorkieCath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on vacation in Ithaca decided to try this restaurant. Everything was superb. We had a call ahead reservation but still had to wait a few minutes. When seated we overlooked the water. Our meals were all well prepared, and the server (Kelsey) was top...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Betsy-Dana H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here on a recommendation from a friend and the Boatyard Grill did not disappoint. We had the halibut special that was fresh and ample, and a small plate of the Makers Mark sirloin, that was a good serving in a miniaturized style....More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank jamesfQ6298FJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was pretty good here but it was crowded and loud. The staff are nice. The bar scene was packed with people who were constantly hanging onto our booth where we were seated and entering the personal space of our table by standing 3'...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 684kauait
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clam Chowder was fantastic - Service was friendly! It was dark so we didn't get to enjoy the view. Restaurant is beautifully decorated.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Dianne G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice window seat overlooking Cayuga Inlet at the southern end of Cayuga Lake. Many rowers were practicing adding to our evening dining. We shared a very nicely prepared Black Cod dinner that was cooked just right and the cheese rolls the chef...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Glen N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For some reason we were not expecting it to be so loud on Saturday night. It was very hard for our table of 5 to have a conversation out on the closed-in porch. All of the food was very good.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank elissa412
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined outside. There is a really nice view of the lake inlet from the covered patio area. They also have Adirondack chairs out on the lawn for relaxing after dinner or with drinks. The clam chowder was really good with bacon bits. They served...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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franksH5181LS
July 26, 2019|
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Response from dad2girls | Reviewed this property |
They will not take reservations, but I believe you can do call ahead seating. The wait isn't horrible, and to pass the time they have a very nice bar and plenty of beautiful scenery to pass the time.
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DianneQ6
September 23, 2018|
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Response from Joellmk | Reviewed this property |
They do not have reservations but it is worth calling ahead to get on the preferred seating list, which will cut your wait time in half.
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Roger H
August 27, 2018|
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Response from arnold t | Reviewed this property |
Boatyard will have to answer this question!
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